September 26, 2023

Nigeria Labour Unions Declare Indefinite Strike Amid Surging Cost of Living

ABUJA, Nigeria – As Nigeria grapples with a surging cost-of-living crisis, its major labour unions have declared an indefinite strike scheduled to commence next week. The strike is in response to the government’s inaction over the cost-of-living issue, a problem that has increasingly become the focal point of concern for millions of Nigerians. Highlights: President […]

September 24, 2023

Presidency Unveils NATEP: A Game-Changer for Nigeria’s Foreign Exchange Dynamics

Abuja – Nigeria’s federal government has unveiled an ambitious new initiative aimed at dramatically enhancing the country’s foreign exchange earnings, further reinforcing its commitment to economic diversification and sustainable growth. This visionary strategy, known as the National Talent Export Programme (NATEP), has been heralded as a potential game-changer for the nation’s foreign exchange landscape. Highlights: […]

September 14, 2023

President Tinubu Signals Commitment to Refugees, Migrants, and IDPs with New Appointment

In a recent move that underscores the importance of addressing the challenges faced by refugees, migrants, and internally displaced persons in Nigeria, President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Mr. Aliyu Tijani Ahmed. He will serve as the new Federal Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants, and Internally […]

September 12, 2023

NERC Launches Power Outage Reporting App to Enhance Electricity Services in Nigeria

In a significant move to enhance the quality of power supply services in Nigeria, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has unveiled a revolutionary app that empowers citizens to report power outages and disruptions throughout the nation. Shot Highlights The app’s official launch was held in Abuja, where NERC’s chairwoman, Sanusi Garba, underscored its pivotal […]

September 12, 2023

Nigeria: FCCPC Intensifies Scrutiny on Loan Apps Amidst Rising Concerns

In a move reflecting growing concerns over the lending landscape in Nigeria, the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has intensified its scrutiny of loan applications. The commission recently reported a sharp rise in the number of delisted loan applications, with the count jumping from nine to 37. This surge underscores the apprehensions surrounding […]

September 8, 2023

Nigeria: 30 killed in Landslide while 19 Abducted in Abuja, FCT

ABUJA – 19 people were abducted yesterday in the Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, or FCT, Abuja. This occurred in light of the fact that not fewer than 30 persons were recently killed in a landslide in the Kuje Area Council of the FCT that was brought on by the actions of […]

September 3, 2023

Commandant of Nigeria Police Academy Faces Probe Over Cadet’s Death

A.S. Jika, an A100-level course nine police cadet, passed away on Saturday at the Nigeria Police Academy in Wudil, Kano State, after suffering from malnutrition and starvation for over two weeks. Some cadets accused the Commandant, Assistant Inspector-General Sadiq Abubakar, of being haughty and mismanaging the money allocated for the pupils’ meal stipend. Early on […]

September 2, 2023

Nigeria: FRSC Commences Clampdown on Rickety Vehicles

In Nigeria, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has started to crack down on rickety vehicles. The effort, conducted throughout the federation’s states, aims to lower traffic accidents. All vehicles deemed to be in bad condition will be impounded, according to the FRSC. These vehicles’ drivers will likewise face legal action. According to a statement […]

August 31, 2023

Wike Defiant in Face of PDP Suspension Threat

FCT Minister Nyesom Wike boasted yesterday that he has not yet seen the party chieftain who will suspend him from the party. Wike added in an interview with Channels Television that being a governor has nothing to do with which political party one supports. Upon being asked if he had done the right thing by […]